|| Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
Location : High Altitudes in Himalayas
Largest Lake : Bhim Tal
Pilgrim Lakes : Hemkund Sahib, Devaria Tal
Other Lakes : Sat Tal, Dodi Tal
Largest Lake in Uttaranchal - Bhim Tal
|Bhimtal Lake :||Location
23 km from Nainital.
Altitude 1200 meters.
Best Time April-July and September-October.
Attractions Victorian Dam, Terraced Gardens, Museum of Folk Culture, Bhimkeshwar Temple, Island in the Centre of the Lake, Boat Cruise.
|Devaria Tal :||Location
64 km from Kedarnath.
Altitude 2,430 meters.
Best Time June to September.
Attractions Trekking, Great Views, Birding and Angling.
|Dodi Tal :||Location
Agoda in Uttaranchal.
Altitude 3,307 meters.
Best Time Throughout the Year Except During Snow Fall (December - January).
Attractions Trekking, Forest Rest House, Log Cabin, Angling, Birding.
|Must Visit :||Sahastra Tal Having Some of the Most Scenic glaciers - Jogin Group, Kirti Stambh and Meru Glacier.|
|Hemkund Sahib :||Location 5
km from Ghangaria.
Altitude 4,572 meters.
Best Time July to October.
Attractions Trekking, Gurudwara.
|Sat Tal :||Location
23 kms from Nainital.
Altitude 1370 meters.
Best Time March or April or September to November.
Attractions Cluster of Seven Lakes, Beautiful Locations.
|Must Enjoy :||Boating in Bhim Tal and Enjoy the Scenic Landscape.|
|Kedar Tal :||Location
18 kms from Gangotri.
Altitude 4425 metres.
Best Time June to October.
Attractions Fauna Attractions, Trekking.
|Nachiket Tal :||Location
29 km from Uttarkashi.
Altitude 2310 metres.
Best Time Any Time of the Year.
Attractions Trekking, Temple.
|Trekking Delight :||8 km long and Steep Trek from
Ukhimath to Devaria Tal.
Agoda to Dodi Tal, Kalyani to Dodi Tal.
Govind Ghat to Govind Dham or Ghangharia 12 km Trek Takes 4 to 8 hours.
Govind Dham to Hemkund sahib- 6 km of Walk Require 3-5 hours.
Kedar Tal to Thalaiyasagar, Jogin and Bhrigupanth. 3
kms Trek From Chaurangi-Khal to Kedar Tal.
Badrinath from Satopnath Lake 3 Days.
|Satopnath Lake :||Location
25 kms from Badrinath.
Altitude 14, 300 feet.
Best Time June to October.
Attractions Trekking, Historical Caves.
|Inside Tip :||Many Lakes in Uttaranchal Options of Angling for Trouts, But Prior Permit is Required.|
Uttaranchal is also known as the land of lakes and waterfalls. This state is full of scenic beauty and hence lakes becomes one of the prime attraction, that is promoted by Uttaranchal tourism. Due to its location on the foothills of Himalayas, Uttaranchal is in possession of some ice fed glaciers that have accumulated themselves to form the most wonderful being Lakes. Take up Uttaranchal tours and see th famous Devaria Tal, Dodi Tal and Kedar Tal.
The Triangular Shaped Holy Satopanth Lake
Uttaranchal holidays are incomplete if the travellers
does not take up exclusive lake tours and get acquainted with the water
world of Uttaranchal. One must see the Dodi tal lake that can be reached
conveniently by taking up treks from Kalyani. The main attraction of this
lake lies in the options of birding around the placid lakes and trekking
from Hanuman Chatti and Yamunotri from Dodi Tal. There are options of
Forest Rest House and a Log Cabin where tourists can enjoy some ideal
In close vicinity of Nainital, there is Bhim Tal that is also one of the popular tourist spots in Uttaranchal. A peaceful sojourn is what this lake is all about. This is the largest lake in Uttaranchal and is known for its Victorian Dam, terraced gardens, Museum of Folk Culture and Bhimkeshwar temple. Boating is possible and tourists can enjoy eating at the restaurant that is located on an island built between the lake.
Devaria Tal is more of a pilgrimage lake. A great place of birding and angling, one can enjoy 8 kms trek route from Ukhimath to Devaria tal. The strenuous trek is sure to delight the adventurers who will cross some beautiful valleys and forests. At a distance of 64 km from Kedarnath, Devaria Tal is an important religious place, where pilgrims travel throughout the year.
Other important lakes in Uttaranchal comprise Sat Tal, which is a cluster of seven lakes. Then there is Sahastra Tal that has exciting adventure options of trekking and attractions of glaciers. Another lake that has difficult and enticing trekking routes is Satopnath lake. Nachiket Tal is the lake that still remains undiscovered and thus has virgin landscape beauty of Uttaranchal.
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